Three Traits of Highly Successful Women Entrepreneurs

I recently had breakfast with a group of women, all owners of their own businesses, board members on multiple charities, active volunteers in their community, and mothers who volunteered at their children’s schools – by all standards highly successful women. These women had already found success while living in one of the poorest states in the US and were gatheredContinue reading “Three Traits of Highly Successful Women Entrepreneurs”

Not Quite Ready to Finish the Long Goodbye

I have a stack of unopened sympathy cards sitting on my kitchen counter. They’ve been there for almost a month now. Some have arrived in my mailbox and found their way onto the pile, and my mother has delivered a few more. I can’t bring myself to open a single one of them. Grieving isn’t newContinue reading “Not Quite Ready to Finish the Long Goodbye”

Why We Need to Show Up for the Hard Stuff

  The text came when I’d already crawled in bed after an exhausting day of meetings. I almost didn’t read it. I almost left it until morning. Lisa, I’m here at Mom and Dad’s. I think you should come. He likely won’t make it through the night. I laid there in the dark for aContinue reading “Why We Need to Show Up for the Hard Stuff”

I Have Become “That Mom”

The next time you look at someone and judge her as being that mom – whichever side of the table you find yourself on – just remember that life might just give you the opportunity to walk in her shoes, and you may find you like it.